America's Newest Hero is looking out for the good of the common man. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler has been spearheading efforts to propose privacy regulations for Internet service providers. The proposal is to give the community a voice to weigh in on how the information collected on them should be used.
"All we're saying in our proposal is that you, the consumer, ought to have a say in whether they can repackage and use information, which is basically your information, not their information," Wheeler says. Wheeler will formally propose his policy on March 31. Let's hear it for Captain Privacy for empowering consumers.
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